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Chicco NextFit Zip Convertible Car Seat - Palisade

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Chicco NextFit® Zip Convertible Car Seat - Palisade™

The NextFit® Zip features a machine-washable seat pad that zips out for easy cleaning. And, the ComfortFlex™ Harness Management System keeps the harness up and out of the way for easy in/out!

NextFit® is the easiest convertible car seat to install simply, accurately and securely - every time. And, NextFit® is just as easy to adjust to fit your child as he grows from infant to preschooler!

Product Highlights

  • Nine-position ReclineSure® Leveling System for an accurate fit in a wider range of vehicles
  • Dual RideRight® bubble level indicators
  • Exclusive SuperCinch® LATCH tightener
  • Zip & Wash™ seat pad easily zips out from the shell for machine washing
  • Padded ComfortFlex™ Harness Management System
  • Thermal-insulated cup holder with storage pocket
  • Integrated LATCH strap slide path for conversion from rear-facing to forward-facing
  • Infant insert for smaller babies
  • Five-point harness with one-pull tightener
  • Two-position chest clip for growing children
  • Six-position adjustable headrest
  • Shoulder straps that widen as the headrest is raised
  • Built-in belt lock-offs for installation with vehicle belt
  • Integrated LATCH storage compartments
Nine Recline Positions
ReclineSure® Leveling System provides the most recline options for an accurate fit in a wider range of vehicles.
Dual Level Indicators
Two RideRight® bubble levels indicate correct seat angle in both rear- and forward-facing modes.
LATCH Tightener
SuperCinch® tightener uses force-multiplying technology to help achieve a tight and secure fit with a fraction of the effort.
Zip & Wash™
Seat pad easily zips out from the shell for convenient machine washing.
Kid-Ready Harness
ComfortFlex™ Harness Management with a padded, flex-out design to keep the harness up and out of the way for easy in/out!
Six Headrest Positions
Adjustability means fit-ability as your child grows from rear-facing to forward-facing.

Product Description

Introducing the NextFit Zip Convertible Car Seat from Chicco, the makers of the #1-rated KeyFit! Engineered with innovative safety and convenience features, the NextFit is the easiest convertible car seat to install accurately and securely. The exclusive ReclineSure 9-position Leveling System provides the most recline options to accommodate a wider range of vehicles, and the SuperCinch LATCH tightener uses force-multiplying technology to help achieve a SUPER tight and secure vehicle fit with a fraction of the effort! Just like the KeyFit, two RideRight bubble levels accurately indicate correct seat angle in both rear-facing and forward-facing modes. And, when you're ready to move to forward-facing, an integrated slide path makes it easy to re-position the LATCH strap without re-threading! NextFit Zip's exclusive Zip & Wash seat pad detaches easily from shell for convenient machine washing. NextFit Zip also features ComfortFlex Harness Management with padding and flex-out technology that holds both sides of the waistbelt up and out of the way during loading/unloading and keeps them in the right spot once baby is ready to be buckled! Other features include a removable infant insert for smaller babies, 5-point harness with 2-position chest clip, 6-position headrest with integrated harness adjustment, built-in belt lock-offs for installation with vehicle belt, machine-washable seat pad, and insulated cup holder for use on either side of the seat. For use with children from 5-40 lbs in rear-facing mode, and from 22-65 lbs in forward-facing mode.
This and all items from Chicco are excluded from all promotions and discounts except where otherwise noted on product detail pages.

Additional Info

064739

6BB404AF

049796605914

08079019090070

5 lbs

65 lbs

Convertible

Latch,5 Point Harness,Front Adjusters,Cup Holder(s),Adjustable Head Support,Washable Fabric

Yes

4

30.9 pounds

26.5 x 21.4 x 19.4

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Average Customer Rating:

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Chicco NextFit Zip Convertible Car Seat - Palisade
 
4.6

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (13)
  • Durable (12)
  • Easy to adjust (12)
  • Comfortable (11)
  • Easy to clean (11)

Cons

  • Heavy (6)

Best Uses

  • Infants (11)
  • Toddler (10)
  • Newborn (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • First time parent (12)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Worth every penny!

I did tons of research online. I even made a comparison chart with 4 car seats I liked and decided I wanted to get the NextFit. I went to the store to purchase and...Read complete review

I did tons of research online. I even made a comparison chart with 4 car seats I liked and decided I wanted to get the NextFit. I went to the store to purchase and was excited they had the NextFit Zip. While at the store I even pulled down 2 more car seats I didn't have on my chart to compare in person and bought the NextFit Zip. My husband wasn't too happy with price, so later he was at another store and found a car seat for much less and purchased it hoping we could return the NextFit Zip and use the $70 car seat. After an hour of trying to fit the $70 car seat in my car with a rolled up towel and both of us pulling on the straps trying to tighten them so the seat was secure, we then realized that we sometimes switch the car seat to our SUV and the grandparents, aunts and uncles also take him in their car sometimes. Now my husband is convinced the NextFit Zip is a far superior car seat and is worth every penny.

It is so easy to use! We moved it from the car to the SUV in minutes. With the LATCH straps and the SuperCinch the seat is secure in seconds. The padding seems very comfortable and our son loves it. It's stylish and compared to the other car seats I looked at the fabric is much better quality. We haven't had to use the awesome zip off feature yet, but I am sure it will come in handy soon.

I highly recommend this car seat!!!

VS

Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Chicco should stick to Infant Car Seats

We used the Chicco Keyfit 30 for our first son this past year and were very happy with it, so we moved on to the Nextfit Zip ... only to be smacked in...Read complete review

We used the Chicco Keyfit 30 for our first son this past year and were very happy with it, so we moved on to the Nextfit Zip ... only to be smacked in the face with disappointment. We plan to keep our son rear-facing as long as possible (currently 11 months) but the positioning of the release button and pull strap for the harness is so close to the seat that it is awkward and difficult to tighten the straps. You can get there, but you have to pull/adjust, pull/adjust several times with all your might to even get close to a snug fit. Not to mention, the seat is designed with a tight bucket shell with high sides that give very little clearance to get my son into the seat from the car door. I realize my SUV seats are higher but other seats are a little more open that would make it easier to get him in and out. Bottom line - not happy. In fact, returning the seat after less than one week of use. Stick to infant seats, Chicco.

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4.0

Best Investment!

By neuen

from Columbus, OH

About Me First Time Parent

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Easy to Adjust
  • Easy to Clean
  • Easy to install
  • Safe
  • Sturdy

Cons

  • Bulky
  • Worthless Cup Holder

Best Uses

  • Infants
  • Toddlers

Comments about Chicco NextFit Zip Convertible Car Seat - Palisade:

After doing MUCH research between brands and polling with other mothers, I decided to continue on with using Chicco as I had already been using Chicco Keyfit for my infant and have NOT been disappointed at all!! This is an amazing carseat that will last us many years. My son was so excited to get a seat that he could stretch out in and fell asleep almost instantly during his first ride which is awesome as we travel a lot. He is 11 months and is already quite tall so I am excited about the extended head support feature. Even though it is quite bulky and takes time to move between vehicles, installation is so easy and I am confident in my son's safety. I have a Saturn Vue and it fits well in the back seat, although it does take up a good amount of space and the passenger seat cannot recline. The germaphobe in me also loves the zip feature so I can clean it easily as kids are naturally gross. My only complaint is the cup holder. What is this supposed to hold? Sure it may be insulated, but absolutely none of my son's cups or bottles can even begin to fit in it. Hopefully there is another cup attachment that I can get which will be more useful. If not for this, I would have given it 5 stars!

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5.0

Best constructed infant convertible seat

By Our second Nextfit :)

from Orlando, Fl

About Me First Time Parent

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Easy to Adjust
  • Easy to Clean
  • Easy to install
  • Safe
  • Sturdy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Infants
    • Newborn
    • Preemies
    • Toddlers

    Comments about Chicco NextFit Zip Convertible Car Seat - Palisade:

    We purchased this seat months ago for one of our vehicles. We were now ready to buy a second one. I bought the Recaro seat, and returned it the next day and got the identical Chicco Nextfit as in our other vehicle. You won't find safety reviews online for carseats bc they are simply reviewed based on pass or fail. However, it is just common sense when you compare this carseat to other plasticy/poorly constructed carseats that this is clearly amongst the safest. Not only is it a made better, it actually stays securely in place and doesn't move around unlike others. You don't have to put towels underneath to find the right recline setting. My only complain initially was that you couldn't wash it until the Nextfit zip came out. We immediately bought it when it did. We were very tempted to buy the Britax, but ultimately this one felt better made (included the clips that attach to the car to the padding).
    The size is also perfect. Some carseats are poorly designed making it difficult to see out the rear windows (ex the Recaro we returned).
    My only complaint is that it seems a little warm.

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    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Worth every penny!

    By Incrediboll Mom

    from San Diego

    About Me First Time Parent

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Easy to Adjust
    • Easy to Clean
    • Easy to install
    • Safe
    • Sturdy
    • Stylish

    Cons

    • Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Infants
    • Toddlers

    Comments about Chicco NextFit Zip Convertible Car Seat - Palisade:

    I did tons of research online. I even made a comparison chart with 4 car seats I liked and decided I wanted to get the NextFit. I went to the store to purchase and was excited they had the NextFit Zip. While at the store I even pulled down 2 more car seats I didn't have on my chart to compare in person and bought the NextFit Zip. My husband wasn't too happy with price, so later he was at another store and found a car seat for much less and purchased it hoping we could return the NextFit Zip and use the $70 car seat. After an hour of trying to fit the $70 car seat in my car with a rolled up towel and both of us pulling on the straps trying to tighten them so the seat was secure, we then realized that we sometimes switch the car seat to our SUV and the grandparents, aunts and uncles also take him in their car sometimes. Now my husband is convinced the NextFit Zip is a far superior car seat and is worth every penny.

    It is so easy to use! We moved it from the car to the SUV in minutes. With the LATCH straps and the SuperCinch the seat is secure in seconds. The padding seems very comfortable and our son loves it. It's stylish and compared to the other car seats I looked at the fabric is much better quality. We haven't had to use the awesome zip off feature yet, but I am sure it will come in handy soon.

    I highly recommend this car seat!!!

    Comment on this review

    (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    Chicco should stick to Infant Car Seats

    By Disappointed Chicco Customer

    from Mpls, MN

    About Me First Time Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to install

    Cons

    • Difficult To Adjust
    • Hard To Get Kid Inout
    • Heavy

    Best Uses

      Comments about Chicco NextFit Zip Convertible Car Seat - Palisade:

      We used the Chicco Keyfit 30 for our first son this past year and were very happy with it, so we moved on to the Nextfit Zip ... only to be smacked in the face with disappointment. We plan to keep our son rear-facing as long as possible (currently 11 months) but the positioning of the release button and pull strap for the harness is so close to the seat that it is awkward and difficult to tighten the straps. You can get there, but you have to pull/adjust, pull/adjust several times with all your might to even get close to a snug fit. Not to mention, the seat is designed with a tight bucket shell with high sides that give very little clearance to get my son into the seat from the car door. I realize my SUV seats are higher but other seats are a little more open that would make it easier to get him in and out. Bottom line - not happy. In fact, returning the seat after less than one week of use. Stick to infant seats, Chicco.

      Comment on this review

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      We love it!

      By Liam's Mommy

      from Louisville, KY

      About Me First Time Parent

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Easy to Adjust
      • Easy to Clean
      • Easy to install
      • Safe
      • Sturdy
      • Stylish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Infants
        • Newborn
        • Toddlers

        Comments about Chicco NextFit Zip Convertible Car Seat - Palisade:

        I love this car seat! It installs in less than a minute and installs secure, no wiggling. My baby loves the comfort and I love that the cover unzips for easy cleaning. Seriously, BUY THIS SEAT!!

        Comment on this review

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I know it sounds really expensive but

        By Parents on the GO

        from Cincinnati, OH

        About Me First Time Parent

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Easy to Adjust
        • Easy to Clean
        • Easy to install
        • Safe
        • Sturdy
        • Stylish

        Cons

        • Heavy

        Best Uses

        • Infants

        Comments about Chicco NextFit Zip Convertible Car Seat - Palisade:

        My wife and I originally bought the Chicco NextFit for $279 minus 20%. We went back to get the second one the following week for our other car and I decided I wanted the NextZip for $329. The advantage for me was the straps are better than the NextFit. So, we returned my wifes NextFit and bought two NextZips. They were both $329 minus 20%. We could not be happier. I know it is a lot of money for a carseat and we originally looked them over due to cost. But when we looked at the length of time we will get out of the seats the price started to make sense. Gracco and other brands are always recalling their products. Don't be cheap. Pay up for your child's safety.

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        5.0

        Secure toddler = happy mom

        By busy mom of 2

        from mahtomedi, MN

        About Me Parent of Two or More Children

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Easy to Adjust
        • Easy to install
        • Sturdy

        Cons

        • Heavy

        Best Uses

        • Infants
        • Newborn
        • Toddlers

        Comments about Chicco NextFit Zip Convertible Car Seat - Palisade:

        We purchased this seat for our 15 mo old daughter who is 31", 21 lbs, and still rear facing. Our overall impressions of the seat are GREAT! Easy to install, securely installs even in the rear facing position, and high quality.

        We already own 2 safety first alpha elite convertible car seat for our 3 year old, and plan to replace these with the Chicco nextfit zip.

        Comment on this review

         
        4.0

        Convenient

        By New mom

        from Bloomington, il

        About Me First Time Parent

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Adjust
        • Easy to Clean
        • Easy to install
        • Sturdy
        • Stylish

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Infants
          • Toddlers

          Comments about Chicco NextFit Zip Convertible Car Seat - Palisade:

          I love the fabric more in person than pictured, so that was better than expected. I love the removal of all fabrics including the pads on the seatbelt. I love the convenience of the product. I'm interested to see over the years how well the zipper holds up. Everything seems well made though. The padding in the back side of the headrest was less than I imagined it would be. I wish the belts stayed more out of the way than they do per my expectation, however, it's better than any others I've seen. Overall I'm pleased!

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          PERFECT!

          By Addie's Momma

          from Louisville, KY

          About Me First Time Parent

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Easy to Adjust
          • Easy to Clean
          • Easy to install
          • Safe
          • Sturdy
          • Stylish

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Chicco NextFit Zip Convertible Car Seat - Palisade:

              Searched for way....wayyy too long for the best carseat and ended with the Chicco NextFit. When I saw that the zip was coming out and baby had room to grow in her infant seat I waited it out. So worth it, the comfort and ease of use of this seat is awesome. So many well designed features. Worth every penny.

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              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Extremely pleased

              By Busy dad

              from Atlanta, GA

              About Me First Time Parent

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Easy to Adjust
              • Easy to Clean
              • Easy to install
              • Safe
              • Sturdy
              • Stylish

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Infants
              • Toddlers

              Comments about Chicco NextFit Zip Convertible Car Seat - Palisade:

              I bought this for my 1 yr old daughter because she has outgrown the Britax infant seat the she's been using up until now, and we are both really impressed. The price is a bit high, but it feels higher quality than the Britax by a large margin, and the features are great - really thoughtful design elements can be found all throughout.

              Plus, Chicco isn't on the list of excluded brands when using coupons (like Britax), so we were able to use a 20% off coupon and saved a bunch! And last, but not least, our little one seems to really like it as well, so overall, we couldn't be happier. Best convertible seat on the market, in my opinion.

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